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Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
1・2
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Physical sciences, Mathematical sciences, Computer Science, Engineering & technology
Program
School
Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering (Master's Programs)
Department
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
April - June
Weekday and Period
Tue5,6
Capacity
Credits
2.0
Language
English
Course Number
0AL0000

Introductory Technical Writing University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

In this course students will develop skills for effective academic writing. Topics will include (1) writing in an appropriate academic style, (2) sentence and paragraph structure, (3) making a text ‘flow’ (cohesion), (4) writing definitions, and (5) describing processes. Students will learn how to produce a number of key text types including extended definitions and problem-solution texts. There will be a strong focus on vocabulary development using the Academic Word List. Outside class, each week, students will complete self-study vocabulary, grammar exercises and short writing tasks. Students will receive personalized feedback on assessed writing tasks.

Learning Achievement

For details, see:
http://www.corpuslinguist.com/for-students.html

Competence

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Millar Neil

Other information

Exchange students on SIE programs only * Class size is limited to 50 students. This class is the same contents as 0AL0001, 0AL0012, 02CA102 and 02CA117.
Identical to 02CA101.
Lecture is conducted in English.
face-to-face
* To enroll, please sign up on TWINS and come to the first class. During the first two weeks, priority will be given to students from Systems and Information Engineering. During this time, students from other graduate schools can register and attend. However, this does not guarantee enrollment. After week 2, if there is space, students from other graduate schools can enroll.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.


Link to the syllabus provided by the university